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The Resource Matteo Ricci : a Jesuit in the Ming Court, Michela Fontana

Matteo Ricci : a Jesuit in the Ming Court, Michela Fontana

Label
Matteo Ricci : a Jesuit in the Ming Court
Title
Matteo Ricci
Title remainder
a Jesuit in the Ming Court
Statement of responsibility
Michela Fontana
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
A biography of Matteo Ricci, an Italian and the first Jesuit missionary to China, who is credited as an outstanding cultural mediator between China and the West and performed important scientific work
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fontana, Michela
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ricci, Matteo
  • Jesuits
  • Ricci, Matteo
  • Jesuits
  • Ricci, Matteo
  • China
  • China
  • Mission
  • China
  • Jesuiter
  • Kina
Label
Matteo Ricci : a Jesuit in the Ming Court, Michela Fontana
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Matteo Ricci / Michela Fontana. -- Milano : Mondadori, c2005. -- 347 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Jesuit and mathematics -- In the East -- The difficulty of learning Chinese -- The man from the West -- The pride of Li Madou -- The meeting of Confucius and Euclid -- Metamorphosis into Mandarin -- The strength of friendship -- To Beijing! -- Heated disputes and science lessons -- Prisoner of the eunuch -- In the heart of the empire -- The empty throne -- The lord of heaven -- Doctor Paul -- Euclid becomes Chinese -- The open door -- After Matteo Ricci : the scientific legacy, triumph and persecution
Control code
691204208
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 319 pages
Isbn
9781442205864
Lccn
2010050586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 300, 600
System control number
(OCoLC)691204208
Label
Matteo Ricci : a Jesuit in the Ming Court, Michela Fontana
Publication
Note
Translation of: Matteo Ricci / Michela Fontana. -- Milano : Mondadori, c2005. -- 347 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Jesuit and mathematics -- In the East -- The difficulty of learning Chinese -- The man from the West -- The pride of Li Madou -- The meeting of Confucius and Euclid -- Metamorphosis into Mandarin -- The strength of friendship -- To Beijing! -- Heated disputes and science lessons -- Prisoner of the eunuch -- In the heart of the empire -- The empty throne -- The lord of heaven -- Doctor Paul -- Euclid becomes Chinese -- The open door -- After Matteo Ricci : the scientific legacy, triumph and persecution
Control code
691204208
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 319 pages
Isbn
9781442205864
Lccn
2010050586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 300, 600
System control number
(OCoLC)691204208

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